RELIGIOUS FIGURE

Saint Stephen

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Stephen (Greek: Στέφανος Stéphanos, meaning "wreath, crown" and by extension "reward, honor, renown, fame", often given as a title rather than as a name; Hebrew: סטפנוס הקדוש, Stephanos HaQadosh; c. 5 – c. 34 AD), traditionally venerated as the protomartyr or first martyr of Christianity, was, according to the Acts of the Apostles, a deacon in the early Church at Jerusalem who angered members of various synagogues by his teachings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saint Stephen has received more than 2,391,136 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 60 in 2019). Saint Stephen is the 31st most popular religious figure (up from 54th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Israel (up from 20th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Religious Figure.

Saint Stephen is most famous for being the first Christian martyr. He was stoned to death by a mob in Jerusalem in the year 36.

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Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES

Among religious figures, Saint Stephen ranks 31 out of 2,238Before him are Abu Bakr, Matthew the Apostle, Saint Barbara, Samson, Martin of Tours, and Jonah. After him are John the Apostle, Pope Benedict XVI, Saint Lucy, Husayn ibn Ali, Queen of Sheba, and James, son of Zebedee.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1, Saint Stephen ranks 1After him are James, son of Zebedee, Thomas the Apostle, Simon the Zealot, Barnabas, Pope Linus, Pope Anacletus, Barabbas, Thomas Bangalter, Silas, Onesimus, and Vologases I of Parthia. Among people deceased in 36, Saint Stephen ranks 1After him are Junia Claudilla and Thrasyllus of Mendes.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Saint Stephen ranks 13 out of 430Before him are Saint Joseph (-100), Andrew the Apostle (-6), Elijah (-1000), Matthew the Apostle (10), Samson (-1118), and Jonah (-850). After him are Herod the Great (-73), Judas Iscariot (50), Saul (-1079), Mary Magdalene (-10), Bartholomew the Apostle (-100), and Thomas the Apostle (1).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In Israel

Among religious figures born in Israel, Saint Stephen ranks 12Before him are Saint Joseph (-100), Andrew the Apostle (-6), Elijah (-1000), Matthew the Apostle (10), Samson (-1118), and Jonah (-850). After him are Judas Iscariot (50), Saul (-1079), Mary Magdalene (-10), Bartholomew the Apostle (-100), Thomas the Apostle (1), and Daniel (-690).